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Old 8th August 2015, 06:10 PM   #1
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Default How Can Small Businesses Leverage Free Technology To Gain Competitive Edge

In the age of Amazon and Walmart - the behemoths that can sell their products at cut-throat prices by leveraging their scale and technology - do small businesses stand any chance to survive? Those who are old enough to remember know that small businesses were the mainstay of American business landscape before large department stores and grocery chains drove many of them out of business. Those small businesses simply could not compete with them on price.

Large enterprises could use their scale to demand higher discount from vendors. They also rolled out technology to drive efficiency and reduce cost of business to improve their bottom line. In theory, small businesses could use technology as well to improve their business, however for many it was not possible because of prohibitive cost. Many small businesses were also not willing to take the risk that comes with implementing new technology.

What if there was a trusted intermediary that could monitor new technology developed by startups, screen them and present the best and proven solutions to small businesses?

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